No matter what time of year you visit, London is packed with some of the most exciting events in the world.

Planning a trip to London in 2020? See what kind of things you can get up to.


Many of today’s biggest bands started their professional lives in London and the city promises to be one of the best places to enjoy live music in 2020.

If you’re visiting the capital next year, check out if any of your favourite acts are playing and purchase tickets. Fan of Madonna and Celine Dion? They’re both playing in London during 2020, as are Dua Lipa, Simply Red, Andrea Bocelli, and Elton John. If you’ve booked accommodation through a site like, you’ll have plenty of time to find where the nearest music venues are to you and how to get there on time.

How about a festival? London has a vibrant music festival scene, too. In 2020, you can expect the Lovebox Festival in Gunnersbury Park, Meltdown at the Southbank Centre and Wireless at Finsbury Park.


We’re only halfway through the football season and each team still has a lot to play for. How about getting in on the action and soaking up the exciting atmosphere by checking out a game in 2020?

If you’re staying in North London, Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium should be close to you. Or how about checking out West Ham’s recently redeveloped London Stadium? And don’t forget Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge, Spurs’ White Hart Lane and Crystal Palace’s Selhurst Park.

Arts and culture 

Despite the surge in special effects and 4D films, the traditional stages of London’s West End still attract a huge number of visitors.

If you’re visiting London in 2020, you can find a huge range of worldwide hits treading the boards. From Hamilton, Wicked and Mary Poppins, to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King and Pretty Woman, there’s something for everyone at London’s theatres.

You can either book in advance or wait until the day and see if you can get cheap tickets.


If you’re headed to London in January and want to do a tour that’s a bit different from the usual open-top bus, how about booking Hogwarts in the Snow?

This amazing Warner Bros studio tour begins at the Great Hall, where you’ll find huge Christmas trees and dining tables packed with the iconic Hogwarts feast. Then you get to see how filmmakers and the special effects team transformed the Harry Potter sets for the festive season, as well as other famous locations like the Weasley home and the Gryffindor common room.

But be quick, the Christmas themed tour is only available until the end of January.

Cheap sightseeing 

If this is your first time visiting London, or if you’ve been a few times before but keep missing out on seeing certain tourist attractions, why not get a London Pass?

These all-inclusive passes let you see as many attractions as you want in a select number of days for a single price, which could help you save money and time.

These are just a few great things you can do in London in 2020.